Hillary ClintonHillary Rodham ClintonJoy Behar: Why do I have to be nice about Trump? Poll: Republicans think media ‘intentionally misled the public’ about polling Democrats: Where the hell are You? MORE is the best known and best liked of 16 potential 2016 presidential candidates, according to a Gallup survey released Thursday.
The poll found 91 percent of people are familiar with Clinton, and she carries a 19-point net favorable rating.
More than half of the public views the former secretary of State favorably and just over one-third view her unfavorably.
Gov. Chris Christie (R-N.J.), who heads to Iowa Thursday to test the 2016 waters, is among the potential GOP presidential contenders Gallup included in its survey.
Sixty-five percent also said they are familiar with former Gov. Jeb Bush (R-Fla.). Thirty-one percent said they view him favorably and 34 percent view him unfavorably.
The public is least familiar with Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) among potential GOP candidates.
A majority of the public also said they are familiar with Sen. Rand PaulRand PaulTrump stumps for Louisiana Senate candidate ahead of runoff Giuliani won't serve in Trump administration Will justice in America be Trumped? MORE (R-Ky.), Rep. Paul Ryan (R-Wis.), Gov. Rick Perry (R-Texas) and former Gov. Mike Huckabee (R-Ark.).
Huckabee and Paul received the highest net favorability ratings with 12 percentage points and 9 percentage points, respectively.
As for Clinton’s potential Democratic competitors if she runs, just over half said they are familiar with Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D-N.Y.). Thirty-eight percent said they are familiar with Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.), with 21 percent viewing her favorably and 17 percent viewing her unfavorably. Gov. Martin O’Malley (D-Md.) was the contender with whom people are the least familiar.
Eighty percent said they are familiar with Vice President Biden, but he received a negative net favorability rating. The poll found 38 percent view him favorably while 42 percent view him unfavorably.
The poll surveyed 1,013 people between July 7 and 10 with a 4 percentage point margin of error.